Sister John Gabriel

A leader in nursing admin­is­tra­tion and nursing educa­tion. In 1927 she was appointed as the Super­visor of the Schools of Nursing of the Sisters of Provi­dence in the North­west. She actively campaigned for improved standards and up-grading of nursing schools. She also wrote several books on nursing educa­tion, including Princi­ples of Teaching in Schools of Nursing” (1928) and Practical Methods of Study” (1930). From 1931 – 1935, she was a member of the Board of Direc­tors of the American Journal of Nursing and served as the Chair of the ANA Ethical Standards Committee as well as serving on the WSNA Board of Direc­tors for five years.